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is victor preeto, i live on marina boulevard, i'm a registered voter and a taxpayer in san francisco. i didn't have a chance to'é( zÑo a meeting in the marina the other night. i knew this was covered. i didn't have a chance to speak. i was working at the time unfortunately. the upcoming opening of a restaurant on the marina, i'd like to file a protest here and now and hopefully be presented at the next december 4 meeting, to have the residents in that area express their concern about the restaurant that's being opened on theup9Ñ marina green. this is a place where children play soccer every weekend. there's -- games, there's events coming every weekend. at times it's impossible to park in my of my own house and i live the boulevard. to tear down a facility to put alcohol in the presence of into consideration as well as the amount of traffic, the congestion, the -- not even talking about the amp yawns. iÑd%( ;?ñ would like to come bae on december 4 to have itfçje5fn reviewed. >> president chiu: thank you. next >> my name is art scampa. i'm a resident of the marina for the last 30 year
on the marina greens area, i'm not sure, and they can also look at that, but the building itself, it has retrofit and as they're tearing at all the pieces, i would have liked to propose that there be external facade which mimics or by the columns, the external of the building where they want to open up that part would be pentagonal and you can build on top of it, an upper altar with that type of architect and you can have a walkway over the top, but the porn part -- important part is sto have the external structures stabilize to the seismic retrofit. if you look at it that way, you retain the elegance of the high [inaudible] and you also keep the work that's already in progress. i'd like to see it more incorporated into it and if they want to do a palace, that's what the marina green is for. >> thank you. >> paul? >> good morning, my name is paul manning, i'm a vice chairman of the harbor tenant's association and i was also part of the advisory commitment with the early stages of getting the renovation completed or planned and moving forward, i'm happy to see it has come forward in quit
street. e have thembaradero -- now we have the embarcadero and marina. this map is the infamous lipofaction map. the green areas are the areas that will have potential lip ofaction. that is a loss of strength of material when it is subjected to vibration. it can occur in sand and silt. those have to be saturated or below the ground water level. you can almost type dismount tie t --tie this map -- this area right here is the same as this one. it is all silt and will liquefy. the marina is in this area here. you can correlate the advancement of the shoreline of san francisco with the potential for liquefaction. >> it is a perfect example. it is all sold and liquefaction. >> treasure island is unique. it was originally developed to be the location of the world fair with the understanding that once it was finished, that would become the location of san francisco international airport. it is 11,000 feet long. in those days, the thought that was more than enough to land any conceivable airplane. they thought it was ideal. they said that we have all kinds of sand out in the bay from th
. thank you. next speaker. >> hello. my name is -- campo, i'm also living at marina boulevard. this is regarding changing degaussing station at marina green to the fish and chip restaurant and to me just like putting a hot dog stand at half storm in yosemite. it destroyed the nature. i've been walking by this place, by degaus station, for 21 years. like a gal pus island. all the bears, migratory bears, sitting on a roof. and it's such a magnificent waterfront. and changing this waterfront to the commercial restaurant is not right. besides, hundreds of kids, they play soccer on saturday, and they need parking. most of the time, the mother, they cannot find the parking, and they circle and circle. and they draw -- they just park in our driveway. so that cause a lot of trouble parking, plus the serving alcohol next to the playground, and marina green is the largest playground in the city, especially on thursday, friday, saturday. and having alcohol serve next to these kids is not fair. let's -- keep marina green like a park for everybody to enjoy, and let's notjp8a commercializet
in the marina medal school, my cat ran away, i'd be pissed. team behavior, be calm. you don't want to be excited and crazed. be systematic, demonstrate by example. if you are calm and cool and under control, people will see you are there to help. if you act like a maniac, they are going to act like a maniac. pails yourself. you are going to reach a point where you had enough. take some time out, take the whole group, have a seat away from whatever you are doing and just take a break. that was part of the things they found in oklahoma, they blew that thing up and all the disaster service people were sitting there taking a break, you know, they worked 12 hour shifts, 12 on, 12 off, but their break area was right across the street. the whole time they were taking a break, they were sitting there thinking they ought to be helping. so were they really getting a break in no. do something else. think about something else. pace yourself. emphasize teamwork, make sure everybody on the team is aware of the plan and if you are helping somebody, make sure they are aware of the plan. that's important. becaus
of the marina to add 5,000 visitors a day or 35,000 visitors a week will more than double that residential neighborhood and create impact on traffic. i hope you will join us on this resolution. the rest i will submit. >> clerk calvillo: thank you. supervisorn%(olague. >> supervisor olague: are we going back to the -- >> president chiu: roll call. >> supervisor olague: i will submit. >> clerk calvillo: supervisor elsbernd. supervisor campos. >> supervisor campos: thank it is with a great deal of sadness that i do an in memorium or howard l. wallace and ask that we adjourn the meeting in his name. and i know that supervisor avalos and president chiu wanted supervisor olague, and it might be appropriate to do it on behalf of the board, the entire board. but howard wallace was simply an institution in san francisco, the labor community but also the lgbt community and so many communities that have been fighting for social justice. it is true that howard's sister's brothers in the queer labor and elder human rights movements had the sad duty to report his death on wednesday, november 14 at the b
well served by public transportation. contrast that to fort mason and the marina au>%( f predominanty residential neighborhood that i represent with a population of 23,000 residents. 23,000 residents. mps is looking at-0 wharf. the fort mason location would require shuttle buses to take people from jones street to fort mason, which will increase large vehicle traffic on street already impacted with the golden gate transit, sightseeing buses and public buses. one of the city's most popular tourist destinations. most importantly, adding the potential of 5,000 visitors per day to the marina district or population this neighborhood,7jp%[ and ce adverse impacts on parking and traffic in an already very congested area. drastically altering a residential neighborhood and the businesses already established at fort mason is bold considering the fort mason merchants group do not believe it is a feasible alternative and voted against it. marina green is in capacity due to children's athletic leagues and the different experiences1' tourists have coming to the marina green through the rec and par
to repair the damage to little marina green, but the repair is terrible. we have a concave marina green flood and it is not going to be ready for the springtime volleyball, we asked them to take a look at that because they didn't spend the money they got, it's a mess, it's just not appropriate and we hope you will take a close look at that. >> thank you. >> okay. so, for now, that is the end of general public comment. item number 4. we're on item number 5 which is the consent calendar. is there any public comment on the consent calendar? seeing none, public comment is closed. commissioners? >> mows on the consent calendar? >> moved and seconded. all those in favor? >> aye. >> thank you. >> we are now on item 6, the san francisco zoo. >> good morning, tanya peterson with the san francisco zoo, i'm sorry i'm so casual but we're hanging light this morning, and we'll start with november attendance, as you saw in the report, we had 45 thousand 680 visitors during the month of november versus our 41 thousand budget so we had a positive increase by over 4600 visitors, that's the good news beca
saved the marina the boat pumping the water out put the fires out in the marina. you want to stop, look, listen and think. you size up the situation this is what we do in the fire department. you look at it. is it a little fire. a candle burning. do i get the fire extinguisher. is it a big fire can i put it out. >> it would cover the area the size of a table. anything bigger or high are than your head it's too big for you to put out with an extinguisher. wait until everybody is out. it's best to work in pairs. make sure you are the last one out of the room. do not lock it. avoid smoke and gases. cover your mouth and nose with a towel or sheet or dry cloth. if you have a jacket, if there is a flame on the way out put clothes on or wrap yourself in a blanket the layer of clothing will give you protection. have an emergency plan for earthquakes and fires. elevators, a safe place to be? always take it is stairs. when you go down the stairs hang on to the hand rails you will have people bump into you. pay attention to the floors, you have fourth floor, third floor, in case the lights go ou
with this fine and what it could mean. >> reporter: the city of vallejo was dredging the public marina when they dug something up. something no one expected. something odd said the marina manager. >> i've been here for 2 -- 23 years. >> reporter: the california oysters, although small and not too many, they are sensitive to quality. folks here believe it's a good sign. >> obviously the water is getting better. quality is getting much improved, which is very nice. >> reporter: this has not always been the case. for more than 100 years, a ship operator across the river and legends had it, once in the 1940s, the water caught fire. which combined with the agriculture run off in the apple valley, created some messy water. down river, matthew manages the 112-year-old vallejo yacht club. since they closed and farming practices have improved, that wildlife is returning. >> we get to see the juvenile seal using our harbors for fishing, getting in the salmon is and the strike bass and they don't have a chance. getting them every time. >> there's still a lot of work to be done, but the small critters
@sfgov.org or reach out to us on facebook or twitter and we >> started in 1990. the citizens of the marina district came to the fire department and asked for a program to survive for 3 days. there is a 70 percent chance we will have a 6.5 earthquake. 71 large fires. 40 major rescue operations. [inaudible]. rescue operations there were 34 structure fires we need 275 engines to handle this. we have 41. you will be on your own and we should be prepared. we will go over the merge training program. part of the training program is helping you make the decisions that will save lives. in this situation this person carrying a pail of water to put out the fire will not put out the fire. how many people have used a fire extinguisher before. >> may be 10 percent of you. by the end of the week you will be putting out a fire with a fire extinguisher. you don't want to learn out to house an extinguisher when they big fire is in front of you. when you turn off your natural gas and water. hazardous materials will be talked about next week. 35-40 percent of you. you will find out that all of you have hazardous mat
representing the marina property association regarding proposal to build a restaurant at currently deserted degaussing station. my name is victor preato, a resident if the marina, a taxpayer and registered voter. we're requesting that you deny going on with this proposal. it is an area where this restaurant's going to be built has not gone through ceqa, there's no environmental impact regarding trash, traffic, parking light or noise. the traffic and garbage will only attract more seagulls and pigeons. if you have a walk the next morning issue evening along the seawall check out the rat infestation that will multiply more. usc san francisco, i spent nine years as an attending surgeon, i'm attending surgeon at st. francis hospital where i've been on staff for 28 years covering the emergency room and had the honor of taking care of hundreds if not thousands of citizens, adults and children alike, killed and maimed and severely impaired by drunk drivers. i don't want to have to go home and have the honor and pleasure instead of hearing kids play soccer hear screams of kids getting run over by d
this be a glimpse of the future? >> reporter: that's what some are saying. marina boulevard there and right here steps that are no longer available to be stepped only available for wading now because of that high tide that you were talking about. video of what the king tides are doing around san francisco right now, yesterday, today and tomorrow. this is stuff from along marina boulevard at some point you are going to see a walkway submerged, water up where not expected to be. you are going to see what rising tides do in mill valley 101 highway 1 exit. right now that exit is closed northbound because of flooding. the california king tides initiative wants everyone to document what is going on. these pictures are an example of what they want to see. they believe these pictures are powerful accelerating discussion of the california coastline of the future with a permanently higher sea level. >> open up a conversation in a way where it is no longer polarized and conflicting just a conversation of look, this is what we have that is at risk now, how can we build in such a way that communities are res
or windows and during the earthquake we saw in the marina they went right over and those are -- >> very vulnerable buildings. >> very and there are a lot of apartment buildings in san that that are like that. >> and time to. >> >> retrofit the buildings so people can stay in them after the earthquake. >> what do they need? do they need information? do they need incentives? mandates? >> that's a good question. i think it starts with information. people think that new buildings are earthquake proof and don't understand the performance the building will have so we want a transparent of letting people know is my building going to be safe in it after an earthquake? is my building so dangers i should be afraid of being injured? so developing a ranking system for buildings would be very important and i think for some of the larger apartment buildings that are soft story we need a mandatory program to fix the buildings, not over night and not without financial help or incentive, but a phased program over time that is reasonable so we can fix those buildings, and for the smaller soft stor
, to additional exercises. we had a senior leader seminar and a disaster aid presentation on marina green. other things that took place that the mayor mentioned the bluegrass and castro street parade and a finer and giants game and lead to the playoffs and all happened on the same day so when we go we definitely go big. after those activities we had the annual shake out drill, one of the largest demonstrations of the public what their responsibilities are to be ready and we rolled into the playoffs and the world series and admiral you will be happy to know this facility is used on a regular basis and get the departments together and communicate and collaborate and make sure we're prepared of the future. >> you're kind and you keep my informed. you have to cut me off some time but right now i'm still getting it. >> good, good. >> thank you very much. next on your agenda we are going to have a brief powerpoint from our city administrator, naomi kelly, who will update us on the life line council. >> good afternoon everyone. i have a hard act to follow, admiral. that was wonderful listen to you
oficial de la marina.. estaba manejeando en direccion sur en la autopista 85, cerca de la salida de anza college... de pronto las ventanas traseras de su carro explotaron.. --el vehiculo habia sido alcanzado por aproximadame nte cuatro balas.. afortunadamente el conductor salio ileso ... -- rapidamente alerto a las autoridades .. sot "we are not sure if the shooter was driving on the freeway and if so was it traveling in the same direction or opposite direction of the victim" -- este sargento afirma que se desconoce si el sospechoso estaba o no en la autopista, y en que direccion viajaba... lo que si se sabe es que no hay ninguna indicacion de que el vehiculo haya sido el blanco del pistolero porque se trataba de un oficial de la marina ---la victima no logro ver al sujeto, ni de donde provenian las balas. -- las autoridades continuan investigando este incidente.. y piden que si tienen alguna informacion por favor comunicarse al 808-4500 cesar ---el plantel pre-escolar "good samaritan" de cupertino, se mantuvo en alerta por varias horas esta maÑana por actividad policiaca que se reporto
at the historic palace of fine art in the marina district. originally built for the 1950's exposition, the palace is situated on san francisco's number waterfront. it is ada accessible and is reached by the 28, 30, and 91 bus lines. set against the reflecting waters of the lagoon and eucalyptus trees, the palace is one of san francisco post most -- san francisco's most romantic spots to relax with that special someone while listening to the water and gazing at the swans. a beautiful to view from many locations along the mattoon, an ideal place to -- all -- lagoon, an ideal place to walk with a loved one. reservations for weddings are available at sfrecpark.org. discarding contains plants referred to by william shakespeare's plays and poems. welcome to the shakespeare garden here in the famous golden gate park. located near the museum and the california academy of sciences, the garden was designed by the california spring blossom and wildfilower association. here is a truly enchanting and tranquil garden along a path behind a charming gate. this garden is the spot to woo your date. stroll around a
the head of 22 merchants association and is i'm currently representing not in this case, marina townhall most of the time. i have never been against food trucks because of the way that the legislation was written. in legislation the intent of the food truck legislation was to supply types of food not seived in certain areas of san francisco. this case, is now feasiblance of the law and these are not competing business and is our lively hoods are at risk and the applications for food cuts can cause injury to the other existing buildings -- and businesses. the license of the law the parking injury to the other businesses because of loss of foot you traffic. these applications do not address the a d a. >>> . the health department is not here the -- that they took is second floor. according to the america's disability act in 2012, there must be adequate accessible for workers as well as for customer, food trucks are not ex-swrempt from federal legislation. the federal code superceeds allstate and city codes the stated code does not exempt workers with disability ignoring federal law
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the coast. it threw he and his crew into the water. yesterday, coast guard from marina delray remembered horn. >> it is felt throughout the service. >> horn is survived by his pregnant wife and young sun and will be back in court december 17th. >>> they reportedly plan to plead guilty to the scheme of confess skated drugs. they will admit in court to stealing drugs. welsh and his friend were hurt talking about the drug sales in an undercover video. he is searching an eight year prison term. >>> today they will take a final vote. they say they will turn up in full force. they showed up with the first vote taken back on november 20th but they prohibit nudity with exceptions for permitted parades and festivals. >>> they plan to use it and apparently applied for a grant to use it for rescue missions. today the a.c.l.u. will release documents to show they also intend to use the drone to spy on people. >>> today president barack obama will use it and they requested the meeting with the president. they want to urge with them on the solutions for the fiscal cliff. they will meet with white hous
accessible. we are here at the historic palace of fine art in the marina district. originally built for the 1950's exposition, the palace is situated on san francisco's number waterfront. it is ada accessible and is it is ada accessible and is reached by the 28, 30, and 91
this morning. at the marina, house boat residents were waiting to get to cars. >> marina residents describe a wild night. >> the wind. houses were moving in. just -- crazy. >> at noon today, tide reached just a foot away from flooding house as long the creek. trees topple add long the bay shore and at jj christmas tree lot, eileen's tent blew away. twisting and making a mess. >> yes. yes. it's a bit of a set back. this tent has to come down. >> she'll be back in business tomorrow. in larkspur trees into power lines were blamed for knocking out electricity. crews got the power back on this afternoon. but no power at wade thomas elementary school in the area meant 447 kindergarten through 5th graders got the day o also, sand dag -- sandbags lining doors down the street from the school. there are some lining the main street just in case. residents have been stopping by to check on it. >> it looks like 10-15 feet still to go. that level can go away fast. yeah. >> behind me, you can see here is with everybody is paying attention to. this is the creek. it's lower than it was today. it's started t
there at the marina green and see how we could get people comfortable with this option. we tested the e line, historic streetcar and the waterfront from mission bay to fisherman's wharf. it is a streetcar with challenges to operate but we know what the challenges are and meeting with the engineers with the nta to figure out how we can sustain the e line not just for special event but for round the clock service. we also paid attention to details like pedestrian safety, way finding, helping visitors find their way around the waterfront. a quick fix, stapling a few signs to a post, but what was so important about that, we used real time information that gave people choices that if they were to walk from the ferry building to the ballpark or from the ferry building to marina green, we could get them time options and show them where milestones were along the way. we also did the same with the bicycle network as our bike network expands. and with that we knew we were starting from -- with the community, a lot of the people already worked with us to roll our sleeves up and say let's get beyond america's cup
marina to marina delray remembered him. >> he was the best ship mate, he was a friend and a big brother to us all and absolutely irreplaceable. >> horn is survived by his wife and young son and they will be back in court december 17th. >>> a bomb in afghanistan has killed two nato troops. they say it happened yesterday in southern afghanistan and they didn't give us any details on the exact location or even the names of the soldiers killed. there had been at least 84 shoulders killed in afghanistan this year and most of them were americans. >>> military appeals court has removed the judge in the fort hood shooting case. they ruled yesterday that kernel gregory gross -- gregory gross was thrown out and forcibly shaved. now he is facing the death penalty in the 2009 shootings. >>> today the board of supervisors will take a final vote on the nudity ban. several people stripped off their clothes to show their displeasure with the ban when the first vote was taken back on november 20th, nudity is prohibited in other public spaces with exception for parades and festival. >>> they challenge th
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